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  Guide page: "Epiphanies"
The rest of the season will actually continue to increase in intensity, not decrease.
"Epiphanies" for me is an episode where I can feel the gears changing between war and post-war just a bit, but overall it's not bad.
Speaking of visual puns, someone pointed out that in "Epiphanies," you've got Zack leaving customs, saying of whoever comes through next, "it might be the Second Coming and I'm five sins behind on penance," and who walks in...but the Three Kings....
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  Net Art : epiphanies (Google Poetry) by Christophe Bruno   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Net Art : epiphanies (Google Poetry) by Christophe Bruno
It was inspired by James Joyce's definition of the epiphany
The epiphany generator randomly collects pieces of sentences related to the chosen words on the Internet and reconstitutes the skeleton of a new text.
www.iterature.com /epiphanies   (105 words)

  Epiphanies | The Truth About Cars
Case in point: on a junket to Skip Barber’s High Performance Driving School I managed to overheat a BMW M3 and shred the tire off a Porsche 911.
My third automotive epiphany arrived on the second day of the class in the form of a red Dodge Viper.
My epiphany came in 1998 at the New England 1000 coming first in class and second overall in the Hillclimb event.
www.thetruthaboutcars.com /?p=2635   (2422 words)

By an epiphany he meant a sudden spiritual manifestation, whether in the vulgarity of speech or of gesture or in a memorable phase of the mind itself.
Later in the century Dante Gabriel Rossetti experienced epiphanies which were sudden and unexpected, and on the borderline of the secular and religious.
Often the materials for epiphanies are, on the face of it, very slight, and sometimes coming together, as Wordsworth puts it, 'by chance collisions and quaint accidents' (The Prelude, 1.617).
www.mrbauld.com /epiphany.html   (1687 words)

 Joyce - Music: Gerard Victory's "Six Epiphanies"
The curiously titled Six Epiphanies of the Author is explained by the subtitle "A Symphonic Study in Memory of James Joyce." The orchestral work was composed in 1981 for Joyce's centenary year in 1982.
The first epiphany is an ironic Habanera; the second is a march magnificently orchestrated as one has come to expect from Victory; the third oration and scherzo moves from moving whispers to a riotous bacchanale in which fragments of a music-hall song and parodies of the liturgy are cleverly woven.
This is followed by the final epiphany, a March Macabre which echoes the earlier Habanera where the underworld, ribald laughter and menace are all portrayed with gripping realism.
www.themodernword.com /joyce/music/victory_epiphanies.html   (564 words)

 Epiphanies, Inc.
The term is used in either a philosophical or literal sense to signify that the claimant has “found the last piece of the puzzle and now sees the whole picture,” or has new information or experience, often insignificant by itself, that illuminates a deeper or numinous foundational frame of reference.
Joyce also used epiphany as a literary device within each short story of his collection Dubliners (1916) as his protagonists came to sudden recognitions that changed their view of themselves or their social condition and often sparking a reversal or change of heart.
Among hackers in the proper sense of the word, the word “zen” is used as a verb in the same sense as epiphany, to mean acquiring a sudden comprehension.
www.epiphaniesinc.com /blog/2007/01/06/january-6th-the-day-of-epiphany   (1068 words)

 Joyce - Papers: Joyce's Dubliners as Epiphanies
Joyce understood that his epiphanies, in order to become what they were supposed to be (gestalt revelations), had to give up their disembodied existence to become parts of an organic narrative, where all the elements have a precise function.
An epiphany therefore is a functioning of all the senses in unison that produces a change or metamorphosis, because it leads from unawareness to the sudden awareness of one's own predicament.
The epiphany is complete when the story of the priest is told and the boy, having smelled the flowers and seen the coffin and touched the ground kneeling in front of the corpse and tasted the wine, listens deliberately for any sound from the priest.
www.themodernword.com /joyce/paper_valente.html   (5060 words)

 The New Arcadia Review :: Articles :: Epiphanies in Joyce
Epiphany signals the traversal of the finite by the infinite, of the particular by the universal, of the mundane by the mystical, of time by eternity.
Epiphanies seem to have something to do with a certain anagnoresis which coincides with a creative repetition or retrieval of some ‘inexperienced experience’ – a sort of ana-mnesis which in turn calls for a particular ana-aesthesis of literary epiphany.
The epiphany of essence is also described by Proust as a ‘perpetual recreation of the primordial elements of nature’ (vol 1, 906), implying that the essence retrieves the birth of time itself at the beginning of time.
www.bc.edu /publications/newarcadia/archives/3/epiphaniesinjoyce   (13238 words)

 Style: The Aestheticist Epiphanies of J. D. Salinger: Bright-Hued Circles, Spheres, and Patches; "Elemental" Joy and ...
In Salinger, epiphanies usually involve a combination of two or more elements, but one of these sometimes will be suggested only vaguely by a color-link (as the mention of a gold medallion may suggest the fiery sun).
In his characters' epiphanies, Salinger also likes to use a varied range of colors, but they are all simple and pure, and (except for the first one in my list) all are bright: navy blue, green, gold, white, red.
Finally, in Salinger, the epiphany usually generates within the observer, and vicariously in the reader, a vivid mixture of pleasure and pain, of joy and grief.
www.24hourscholar.com /p/articles/mi_m2342/is_1_34/ai_66496014   (990 words)

It is certain that the Epiphany festival in the East very early admitted a more or less marked commemoration of the Nativity, or at least of the Angeli ad Pastores, the most striking "manifestation" of Christ's glory on that occasion.
Moreover, the first actual reference to the ecclesiastical feast of the Epiphany (Ammianus Marcellinus, XXI, ii), in 361, appears to be doubled in Zonaras (XIII, xi) by a reference to the same festival as that of Christ's Nativity.
That the Epiphany was of later introduction in the West than the Christmas festival of 25 December, has been made clear in the article CHRISTMAS.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05504c.htm   (2610 words)

 remember my epiphanies on 43 Things   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Epiphany #6: Poverty is a state of mind.
Epiphany #4 Be careful what you wish for...
Epiphany # 3: The only thing constant in the universe is change.
www.43things.com /things/view/67518   (1892 words)

 Epiphanies - Christ Covenant MCC of Decatur - Rev. Kathy Burton
We have been reading the gospel of Mark, which has four epiphanies, when Christ’s identity is dramatically and specifically revealed to humans.
This mom had her own little epiphany with her children on that hill there in November.
But as long as we understand that epiphanies don’t just happen on mountaintops, but everywhere because God is everywhere, when we open our eyes and ears and hearts to the magic God is doing around us, and we help others do the same, we’re on the path God has made for us.
www.christcovenantmcc.org /sermons/20060226KathyBurtonEpiphanies.htm   (1046 words)

 'Epiphanies' illuminates printed word
Epiphanies: “The Necklace,” by Guy de Maupassant, and “A Jury of Her Peers, ” by Susan Glaspell.
Things left unsaid have eloquent consequences in the short stories the Word for Word company is performing in "Epiphanies" at the Magic Theatre.
And if neither story is the revelation the evening's title promises, "Epiphanies" provides some eye- opening pleasures.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/01/24/DDG23AUGFK1.DTL   (718 words)

 Epiphanies, perfect moments, and centers to time   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the twentieth century, Eliot's Four Quartets best exemplify religious epiphanies, while Joyce, who created the term by borrowing it from religious usage, made it the center of his fiction.
According to Stephen Hero, "By an epiphany" Joyce's protagonist meant "a sudden spiritual manifestation, whether in the vulgarity of speech or of gesture or in memorable phrase of the mind itself.
He believed that it was for the man of letters to record those epiphanies with extreme care, seeing that they themselves are the most delicate and evanescent of moments" (p.21).
www.victorianweb.org /victorian/technique/epiph.html   (373 words)

 Sharing Epiphanies by Ann Jauregui: Reviews
Epiphanies is a powerful and delightful account of the mind's ability to gain spontaneous insight and to reorganize information in therapeutically successful ways.
Epiphanies, as Dr. Ann Jaurequi shows, reveal that the world at heart is kinder and more benevolent than we have recently supposed.
We are taken to the far side of science, which – according to Jauregui – bears a remarkable resemblance to what she refers to as “epiphanies,” moments when the very ineffable finds words for itself – the miracle of the new.
www.annjauregui.com /reviews.html   (680 words)

 Lyric epiphanies and speakers
(In religious usage, "epiphany" suggests revelation.) Again, most of us are familiar with this convention because we have experienced versions of it elsewhere (for example, in some popular songs and short stories).
For example, in one common sequence, the speaker has an experience, responds to it with feelings, and comes to understand the meaning of the events or objects he or she describes.
Meanings may not immediately be apparent; epiphanies, though they seem to be "sudden" revelations, may take time to be discovered.
academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu /english/melani/cs6/epiphany.html   (1388 words)

 Amazon.com: Epiphanies: A Psychotherapist's Tales of Spontaneous Emotional Healing: Books: Ann Phd Jauregui   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chapter by chapter she builds on the idea that things may not be totally as we think they are or as they first appear.
Ann Jauregui stretches our minds so that we too begin to see and have epiphanies, moments of opening to new life and light and joy.
Once we are looking and listening freed from the box of nineteenth century science, epiphanies are there, as natural and real as butterflies.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/0761563768/ref=nosim/tourbooks0a?dev-t=D2WMCOIPS9D14E   (1236 words)

 Read This: The Moment Of Proof: Mathematical Epiphanies
Although there is a chance you are reading it because you are related to the author, more likely you are a mathematics teacher, a mathematics student, or a mathematician.
Today's popular mathematics books seldom mention "rubber sheet geometry", for example, and a chapter on Rubik's cube today is not nearly as interesting as it would have been fifteen years ago (is it already that long?) Thus, there is a need, and always will be a need, for new popular mathematics books.
The mathematical epiphany arrives when we learn how the quicksort works, why it works, and why it is faster than more familiar techniques, if the lists are very long.
www.maa.org /reviews/momproof.html   (654 words)

 Book Review: Leaping: Revelations and Epiphanies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To journey with Doyle through his days is to accompany an alert soul who is always on the lookout for revelations and epiphanies.
In a stab at empathy, he is capable of imagining Hitler as "a scrawny little boy swinging on swings, sitting in a classroom chewing a pencil." The author salutes the grace given by a friend at a table.
Doyle writes about saving a giant mosquito, and in another essay pays tribute to a sparrow as "a small vigorous prayer, a hymn with wings, a smile given life and set aloft." These essays are bound to bring some lilt into your life.
www.gracecathedral.org /enrichment/b_review/brev_20050927.shtml   (311 words)

 Clemens Vasters: Enterprise Development & Alien Abductions - Epiphanies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I've had several epiphanies in the 12 months or so.
The first important epiphany occurred when Arvindra gave me a compact explanation of his very pragmatic view on Agent Technology and Queueing Networks, which booted the FABRIQ effort.
In addition, my thoughts and opinions often change, and as a weblog is intended to provide a semi-permanent point in time snapshot you should not consider out of date posts to reflect my current thoughts and opinions.
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 Comments on 14034 | Ask MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I wonder who else has had their epiphany occur as it does to addicts/alcoholics - one has to hit rock bottom to realize there is a problem.
Epiphany: the mental state I am in when I have something like an epiphany leads to vague, useless, and typically wrong ideas that shouldn't be taken for granted once I leave that state.
I had an epiphany that epiphanies are trite as fuck.
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 epiphanies - stones songs that age with you
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 Amazon.ca: Epiphanies: Search Results All Products   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Epiphanies of the Soul: Empower Yourself with Therapeutic Poetry by Rena Johnson (Author) (Paperback - February 2004)
Epiphanies: The Prose Poem Now by George, Jr.
Clinical Epiphanies in Marital and Family Therapy: A Practitioner's Casebook of Therapeutic Insights, Perceptions, and Breakthroughs by James M. Rotholz (Author), David A. Baptiste (Author) (Paperback - 2002)
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